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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after a press statement following signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after a press statement following signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after a press statement following signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee (R) pose before their meeting at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee (R) pose before their meeting at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee (R) pose before their meeting at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attend a press statement following signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attend a press statement following signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attend a press statement following signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) talks with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) talks with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) talks with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with Sonia Gandhi, chief of India's ruling Congress party during their meeting at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with Sonia Gandhi, chief of India's ruling Congress party during their meeting at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with Sonia Gandhi, chief of India's ruling Congress party during their meeting at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (2nd R) watch Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) exchanges documents with his Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid during a signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (2nd R) watch Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) exchanges documents with his Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid during a signing ceremony in New Delhi...more

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (2nd R) watch Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) exchanges documents with his Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid during a signing ceremony in New Delhi December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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